S. Paul Kapur is a professor in the Department of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School and a visiting fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution.

From 2020-2021, Kapur served on the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff, working on issues related to South and Central Asia, Indo-Pacific strategy, and U.S.-India relations. Previously, he taught at Claremont McKenna College, and was a visiting professor at Stanford University. Kapur is author of Jihad as Grand Strategy: Islamist Militancy, National Security, and the Pakistani State (Oxford University Press); Dangerous Deterrent: Nuclear Weapons Proliferation and Conflict in South Asia (Stanford University Press); and co-author of India, Pakistan, and the Bomb: Debating Nuclear Stability in South Asia (Columbia University Press).

His work has appeared in leading academic journals such as International SecuritySecurity StudiesAsian Survey, and Washington Quarterly; in more popular outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, the National Interest, and RealClearPolicy; and in a variety of edited volumes. Kapur also manages consultancy and engagement projects for the U.S. Department of Defense. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and his B.A. from Amherst College.

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